Friday, March 26, 2010

Jahangir Moghul

Rtn Mohammad Jahangir Moghul was born at Karachi on January 5, 1956. After having completed his education, besides furthering the interests of his family business, he has carved a niche for himself in the social sector. He has been acclaimed as one of the most prominent social figures and philanthropists of the country having contributed immensely for the cause of humanity. He has supported various individuals and bodies quietly who remain eternally grateful to him for the timely help.

He has actively participated in many welfare projects too. Besides contributing to Rotary proactively and generously for over quarter of a century now, he has lent support to various welfare organizations. He has been elected to the Managing Committee of Karachi Gymkhana on a number of occasions. He has also served the club as Honorary Treasures besides having headed its Sports Committee more than once.

He has had outstanding record in his scholastic career having studied at the most prestigious of educational institutions. After doing Senior Cambridge from Karachi Grammar School, he did graduation in science from DJ College. He did post graduation at Institute of Business Administration before taking certified courses in management and finance at University of South California, Los Angeles.

After completing education he joined the family-owned enterprise, Mogul Group, having interests in cotton, ginning, textile, finance, oil and petroleum and in business since 1947. He has attended innumerable workshops, symposia and seminars besides taking various short courses from time to time. He has been elected to the Managing Committee of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry besides being elected to the Board of Directors of Karachi Cotton Association, Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association, Karachi Customs Group and Karachi Seed Merchants Association.

He has been an active Rotarian since 1984. Having been elected to various positions in Rotary Club of Karachi Mehran, including its President in 1995-96, he moved to Rotary Club of Karachi Darakhshan in 2004. He has served the cause of Rotary at the district level consistently for quarter of a century now.

His district assignments have included Coordinator Health & Literacy (1991-92), Governor’s Group Representative (1992-93), Chairman Conference Home Hospitality (1993-94, 2003-04, 2005-06, 2007-08), Chairman International Youth Exchange, Chairman Club Service (1995-96), Chairman GML Committee (1999-00), Chairman Roster of Filled & Unfilled Classification (2004-05), Chairman Sports & Recreation (2005-06, 2007-08) and Chairman Rotary Volunteers (2009-10).

He served as an Assistant Governor (2008-09) after having been the District Secretary (1998-99, 2001-02). He also served as a member of the nominating committee for DGN (1996-97). He has been the zonal coordinator of numerous committees. He is a Paul Harris Fellow and a Major Donor Level-I.